Butler County Amateur Radio Public Service Group

Dedicated to working with Butler County 9-1-1 Emergency Services

Upcoming Events

Field Day – June 25/26

Field Day is Amateur Radio’s Open House. Join us at the Winfield Township Municipal Building for Field Day 2022. Public welcome on Saturday, June 25, 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

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News

5/8/2022 – Did you notice yet another new “Call” on the air lately?  This one is different, WX3KSP now belongs to PSG member Bradley Berry, formally known as KC3CKY.  Nice “Call” Brad, it’s unique!!

5/1/2022 – Did you notice a new “Call” on the Butler County Net lately?  N3DRM now belongs to Mike Mullas, formally KC3PSN, coming to us out of the ever historic Saxonburg! 

4/26/2022 – Please join me in welcoming two new members to the PSG Club Radio Family!  Samantha Betty (KC3FIP) and her husband Brandon (N3LG).  I might add they also joined the Region 13 ACS Team which is an added bonus!!  

4/8/2022 – Your VE Team hosted a Testing Session this evening at the Winfield Twsp. Repeater Site.  Congratulations goes out to our own John Shannon (KC3TLW), as he has successfully upgraded to an Extra Class operator!  Additionally, please congratulate Dave McLaughlin (KC3TYY) and Dave McKruit (KC3TYZ), both earned their Technician Tickets!  Both have accepted our invitation to join the  club!  Welcome to the club and the  hobby gentlemen!   

3/17/2022 – Congratulations goes out to Carl Rose (K3KMD)!  Our VE Team held a VE Exam Session Thursday evening and Carl “Aced” the Extra Exam.  Way to go Carl!    

3/9/2022 – Immediately following the PSG Meeting this evening.  Robert Brandenstein (KC3SAS) tested with our VE Team and “Aced” the Extra Class Exam!  Congratulations Robert! 

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Club Net Dates

ACS net at 7:45 PM.  Digital training net to follow at 8:00 PM.  Dates & net control ops:

  • 25 May – KA3RNF
  • 1 June – W3TXG
  • 8 June – Monthly Meeting (No Net)
  • 15 June – TBD
  • 22 June – KC3TFX
  • 29 June – KA3RNF
  • 6 July – W3TXG

Repeater: Primary – 147.300+ 131.8pl; Backup – 443.900+ 131.8pl

May 11 - Next Club Meeting

Our next monthly meeting will be at the Butler County Emergency Operations Center, 120 McCune Road, Butler, PA.  Meeting will start at 7:30 PM.

Remote access options will be available for those who prefer to participate from home.

License Exams

Ham radio license exams, led by the club’s volunteer examiners, are available after the monthly meeting or upon request.

Check our events section above for announcements about upcoming exam sessions.